Alan Ayckbourn: Plays Directed


The Seagull (1979)

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Anton Chekhov

Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round
Main house (Round)

1 May 1979
2 May 1979
16 June 1979
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No

No
Anton Chekhov
Ronald Hingley

Round

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Alan Ayckbourn
Jeremy Turner

Sean O'Neill
Isobel Nimmo
Sarah Wynter
Eric Lumsden
Gareth Phillips

Character
Irina Arkadin
Constantine Treplev
Peter Sorin
Nina Zarechny
Ilya Shamrayev
Polina
Masha
Boris Trigorin
Eugene Dorn
Simon Medvedenko
Jacob
A Chef
A Housemaid

Actor
Shelagh Stuttle
Robin Murphy
John Arthur
Lavinia Bertram
Andrew Jarvis
Judy Bridgland
Alison Skilbeck
Stephen Mallatratt
Robin Herford
Robin Bowerman
Paul Todd
Gareth Philips
Sarah Wynter

Notes

> The Seagull marked the first time Alan Ayckbourn had directed a play by one of his favourite playwrights and influences, Anton Chekhov.
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All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.